The 10-man RP chess team leaves for Dresden, Germany today to compete in the 38th World Chess Olympiad slated Nov. 11-27. The team composed of GMs Wesley So, Buenaventura “Bong” Villamayor, GMs Jayson Gonzales, Darwin Laylo and IM John Paul Gomez. GM Eugene Torre is also joining the group and will act as a "non-playing captain" for the team. The womens team on the other hand is composed of Catherine Perena, Shercila Cua, Daisy Rivera, Cheradee Chardine Camacho and Christy Lamiel Bernales.
ChessHeroes, no matter how hectic our schedules are lately will surely follow the progress of our chessers in Dresden. Till then and I'll see you all in Germany!
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